After Jean Gabriel Pretre (1768-1849) Print - 'Mollusques', a French Shell Engraving with original hand-colouring 1849
Want more images?
Request additional images from the seller
1 of 3 images

After Jean Gabriel Pretre (1768-1849)
'Mollusques', a French Shell Engraving with original hand-colouring 1849

1849

About

A French steel engraving of shells with original hand-colouring and gum Arabic highlighting. Pretre was one of the foremost French natural history artists of the early 1800s. From Charles D'Orbigny's 'Dictionnaire Universel D'Histoire Naturelle', known for the quality of its hand-colouring. Published in Paris in 1849. Each engraving 240mm by 155mm (sheet).

Details

  • Artist
    After Jean Gabriel Pretre (1768-1849) (1768 - 1849, French)
  • Creation Year
    1849
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Condition
    Good
  • Dimensions
    H 9.45 in. x W 6.11 in.H 24 cm x W 15.5 cm
  • Gallery Location
    Melbourne, AU
  • Reference Number
    LU124424643891
  • Seller Reference Number
    BT6276
Buyer Protection Guaranteed
Our Promise To You: If you're not happy with the way an item arrived, we'll work with you and the seller to reach an optimal resolution. Read more

Shipping, Returns & Payment

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity
    Shipping methods are determined by item size, type, fragility and specific characteristics.
    Shipping costs are calculated based on carrier rates, delivery distance and packing complexity.
  • Return Policy

    This item can be returned within 14 days of delivery.

    View details
  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
  • Item Invoice
    Generate an invoice that you can customize and print.

About the Seller

New to 1stdibs
Joined in the past six months.
No Reviews Yet
Vetted
1stdibs seller since 2019
Located in Melbourne, AU
More From This Seller
Grand Cricket Match at Lord's Ground, Marylebone, engraving, 1793
Grand Cricket Match at Lord's Ground, Marylebon...
Unknown
1790s Victorian More Prints
Engraving
Title : 'Grand Cricket Match, played in Lord's Ground Mary-le-bone, on June 20th and following day between the Earl's of Winchelsea and darnley for 1000 Guineas.' Publication line ...
Strelitzia Regina (Bird of Paradise), botanical flower engraving, circa 1800
Strelitzia Regina (Bird of Paradise), botanical...
Henry C Andrews
Early 1800s Victorian More Prints
Engraving
Copper-line engraving with original hand-colouring from Henry Andrews' 'The Botanist's Repository', 1797-1812. Accompanied by the original descriptive text. Henry Charles Andrews w...
Plan of New York, engraving, 1877
Plan of New York, engraving, 1877
R Hausermann
1870s Victorian More Prints
Engraving
'Plan de New-York' from the Atlas Universel. Steel-engraving with hand-colouring by R Hausermann. Published in Paris by A Fayard in 1877. Street map of New York showing street names,...
Satire on False Perspective, engraving by Luke Sullivan after William Hogarth
Satire on False Perspective, engraving by Luke ...
Luke Sullivan (1705-71) after William Hogarth (1697-1764)
Early 19th Century Victorian More Prints
Engraving
'Whoever makes a DESIGN without the Knowledge of PERSPECTIVE will be liable to such Absurdities as are shewn in this Frontispiece'. Originally published for Hogarth's friend John J...
You May Also Like
North America
North America
J. Archer
19th Century Victorian More Prints
Engraving, Steel
An original steel plate engraving with original outline hand color by English artist J. Archer titled "North America", c. 1850. Drawn and engraved by J. Archer, published i...
Mary Jones from Glasgow to Bideford
Mary Jones from Glasgow to Bideford
Nelson Dawson
Early 20th Century Victorian Landscape Prints
Etching
The Nova Scotia Brig, Mary Jones, bound from Pugwash to Liverpool, lost its bearings in poor visibility on 14th December, 1849. There was believed to have been some argument amongst ...
Untitled
Untitled
Sam Francis
1980s Abstract Abstract Prints
Drypoint, Aquatint
Aquatint and drypoint 75.9 x 60.6 cms (29 7/8 x 23 7/8 ins) paper size 60.3 x 45.4 cms (23 3/4 x 17 7/8 ins) plate size Edition of 5
19th Century Hand-colored Engraving
19th Century Hand-colored Engraving
Unknown
Early 19th Century Realist More Prints
Watercolour, Engraving
19th Century hand colored engraving from Conrad Loddiges & Sons, London
Map of the Asian continent by Bonne - Engraving - 18th Century
Map of the Asian continent by Bonne - Engraving...
Bonne
1780s Contemporary More Prints
Engraving
Subject: Antique print, titled: 'Asie (…).' - Handsome map of the Asian continent. Description: Atlas encyclopedique, contenant la geographie ancienne et quelques cartes (…) by Ri...
Calligraphic sonnet in French.
Calligraphic sonnet in French.
Simon Frisius
Early 17th Century More Prints
Engraving
Engraving on hand laid (verge) paper. Watermark: Arms - of Burgundy Austria. State: only state. Reference: Fuhring 12684. Made by Simon Frisius after Jan van de Velde I. Simon Fr...
Map of the Northeastern Hemisphere by Bonne - Engraving - 18th Century
Map of the Northeastern Hemisphere by Bonne - E...
Bonne
1780s Contemporary More Prints
Engraving
Subject: Antique print, titled: 'Mappe Monde, sur un Plan Horisontal, situe a 45d de latitude Nord Hemisphere Oriental.' - Detailed map showing the Northeastern Hemisphere, including...
Portrait of Christoph Ludwig Hoffmann by Bock - Engraving - 19th Century
Portrait of Christoph Ludwig Hoffmann by Bock -...
Bock
Early 1800s Contemporary More Prints
Engraving
Subject: Antique Master Print, titled: 'Christoph Ludwig Hoffmann [..].' - Portrait of the inventor and physician Christoph Ludwig Hoffmann. Description: Source unknown, to be det...

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries